Category: baltimore & ohio

Chesapeake & Ohio GP7 5843 switches next…

Chesapeake & Ohio GP7 5843 switches next to Baltimore & Ohio E9A 1457 leading Amtrak #50, “The George Washington,” as it stops for passengers at Charlottesville, VA in September 1972.

Amtrak James Whitcomb Riley at Lafayette, Ind…

Amtrak James Whitcomb Riley at Lafayette, Indiana

Amtrak James Whitcomb Riley at Lafayette, Indiana by James Lewnard

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B&O E8A 1455 rolls Amtrak #51, the James Whitcomb Riley into Lafayette, Ind., on July 7, 1972. The consist includes a baggage car, a Pullman bedroom lounge, a 10/6 Pullman, and two coaches. The train is physically on the old NKP line, which the NYC/Big 4 had trackage rights on through Lafayette. Jim Lewnard photo.
Frame #7207.04

C&O Newport News, VA new Amtrak train Ja…

C&O Newport News, VA new Amtrak train James Whitcomb Riley arrives with B&O unit and mixed passenger cars Penn Central and C&O diner

8/7/1971

Baltimore & Ohio’s Capitol LimitedEastbo…

Baltimore & Ohio’s Capitol Limited
Eastbound at Harpers Ferry, W.Va., May 1, 1971; photo by John Gruber

Interior of C&O baggage car 280 on B&…

Interior of C&O baggage car 280 on B&O Train 11, the Metropolitan at Clarksburg, WV on July 25, 1970

Interior of C&O baggage car 280 on B&O Train 11, the Metropolitan at Clarksburg, WV on July 25, 1970 by Marty Bernard

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A Roger Puta Photograph

4 of the B&O’s Metropolitan Caught …

4 of the B&O's Metropolitan Caught by Roger Puta

4 of the B&O’s Metropolitan Caught by Roger Puta by Marty Bernard

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B&O Train 11, The Metropolitan as seen from the station door at Clarksburg, W. VA. on July 25, 1970. 

4 of the B&O’s Metropolitan Caught …

4 of the B&O's Metropolitan Caught by Roger Puta

4 of the B&O’s Metropolitan Caught by Roger Puta by Marty Bernard

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B&O 1450 (E8A) with Train 11, The Metropolitan at Grafton, W. VA. on July 25, 1970.

On a pleasant morning in April of 1970, Balt…

On a pleasant morning in April of 1970, Baltimore & Ohio’s Metropolitan tears west through Forrest Glen, MD, on its way from Washington, D.C. to Cincinnati. B&O E-unit #1446 leads the consist of two coaches and a Food Bar Coach. The B&O still had one more year of passenger train operations before Amtrak would make this railroad “freight only” (except for commuter trains).

4 of the B&O’s Metropolitan Caught …

4 of the B&O's Metropolitan Caught by Roger Puta

4 of the B&O’s Metropolitan Caught by Roger Puta by Marty Bernard

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B&O 1435 (E8Am) with Train 11, The Metropolitan at Germantown, MD on March 2, 1969.

B&O 11 Metropolitan The Railway Post Of…

B&O 11 Metropolitan

The Railway Post Office Car (RPO) was still in wide use in the 60’s. These RPOs one or more per train would be assigned to varnish or special mail trains and was the high speed mail link for many small towns. A sack of sorted mail would be droped out the door or picked up with a mail hook as shown in this shot.

Clarksburg, WV

June, 1966